health care http://wmuk.org en Some State Health Data Stolen http://wmuk.org/post/some-state-health-data-stolen <p>State health officials say personal data for nearly 2,600 people was compromised when a laptop computer was stolen in January. The information includes Social Security numbers and other sensitive information.</p><p>The state Department of Community Health says the breach involves some people served by the Long Term Care Ombudsman's Office. The data on the stolen computer was encrypted but information on a flash-drive taken with it was not. It had Social Security or Medicaid identification numbers for about 1,500 people.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:46:26 +0000 Andrew Robins 13395 at http://wmuk.org Some State Health Data Stolen Events Thursday in Kalamazoo area offer help with Obamacare enrollment http://wmuk.org/post/events-thursday-kalamazoo-area-offer-help-obamacare-enrollment <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Free professional help is being offered Thursday for people who need assistance enrolling in health care plans.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:16:00 +0000 Gordon Evans 11183 at http://wmuk.org Events Thursday in Kalamazoo area offer help with Obamacare enrollment WestSouthwest: Preparing for the Affordable Care Act http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-preparing-affordable-care-act <p></p><p></p><p>The group <a href="http://www.enrollamerica.org/">Enroll America</a> wants people to be aware that changes are coming October first.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:24:09 +0000 Gordon Evans 8594 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest: Preparing for the Affordable Care Act WestSouthwest: Congressman Fred Upton http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-congressman-fred-upton <p></p><p></p><p>Republican Representative Fred Upton says Congress has a "heavy plate" this fall.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:22:48 +0000 Gordon Evans 8593 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest: Congressman Fred Upton Hitting the road to improve rural health http://wmuk.org/post/hitting-road-improve-rural-health <p>It’s not easy for rural Michigan residents to access specialized health services. Clinics are often located in bigger cities, which can be a miles away, or even in a neighboring state. However, a <a href="http://hearingaidbus.com/">mobile hearing aid clinic</a> in southwest Michigan is experimenting with a way to solve the problem.</p><p></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:41:12 +0000 Maggie Kane 7309 at http://wmuk.org Hitting the road to improve rural health